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  • As a livestock owner, you need to be prepared, and have good plans to manage animals during a fire and in the recovery period. It is your responsibility to care for your animals' welfare.

  • Following a fire, the risk of water erosion is greatly increased on bare paddocks.

  • Agistment is an option for removing livestock from a property, for a number of reasons – after a fire, when paddock feed is inadequate, to spell pastures, or to finish livestock for sale on better

  • Wind and water erosion risk is increased after fire removes groundcover and some seed reserves.

  • Sheep are common victims of fires in Australia. The information below describes how fire may affect sheep and the management options landholders have.